Attorney at Law

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Attorney at Law

A term for a lawyer in several countries, notably Japan and the United States. In order to practice, attorneys at law generally must have passed an examination measuring their knowledge of the law and also must have obtained a law degree.
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Hill's stoic, calm face and distinctive voice became well known on "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," "The Defenders," "Ben Casey," "The Untouchables," "The Nurses," "The FBI," "Mission: Impossible," "The Fugitive," "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "Murder, She Wrote." He was the star of ABC's "Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law" from 1971-74.
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good standing as an attorney, counselor at law, or the equivalent